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Nice apartment, beautiful sandy beach within 5 min walk, old town

Bedrooms 1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


About the property

fichermen beach, old town, sea

The Estrela-do-mar apartment is situated mid-way between Albufeira’s quaint Old Town and the Strip, 10 minutes walk from each one and 5 min walk from the nearest and beautiful sandy beach of Forte de São João named Alemães/Inatel. You can also enjoy the Oura beach and the fishermen beach, which are located less than 15 minutes walk. The Estrela-do-mar apartment is located in a pleasant, quiet and friendly part of Forte de São João, a popular area of Albufeira, as it is easily accessible to many restaurants, shops and bars, music and nightclubs and The Strip. You can enjoy a lively atmosphere, perfect for our sun and fun seeking guests. The apartment is comfortably furnished and well equipped. Large balcony lead off the living room with a wonderful view to the swimmingpool. It has a separate bedroom with two single beds, and in addition one sofabeds in the living area, which also boasts satellite TV.

Buses to theme parks, public transport and the tourist train, connecting guests to the beach and the Old Town, pass nearby regularly.

More Details
Registration Number : 4679/AL

Sandy Pereira
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2018

About Sandy Pereira

I have lived long in France (Paris region) but I fell in love with the South of Portugal because it is a beautiful area with the most beautiful beaches of Europe and lots of sun. So I decided to settle in Albufeira to enjoy the climate and beaches. Goodbye gray days in Paris and with no regrets!

Now I try to provide good conditions for my clients to enjoy their séjour.Je'm also listening to them and contactable 24 hours out of 24 in case of problems during the stay.

Sandy Pereira purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Sandy Pereira chose Areias de São João

I bought this apartment because I found the place beautiful, beautiful gardens, wonderful pool, quiet street and especially excellent location. No need to move the vehicle.

What makes this apartment unique

1) Excellent location:

- 200 meters from the beach

- 500 meters from the historic city center

- 500 meters from the new city center known as 'The Strip' (Oura)

- Provimité in many supermarkets (1km md 'Ecomarché, 3 km from Intermarket, 500 m Continent / Modelo, Pingo Doce 400 m, 800m from Lidl)

- Close to restaurants

2) Location very agrèable:

- Gardens and pool well maintained

- Sunbeds and free

- Bar by the pool (which serves drinks and food at a good price)

3) Apartment with good qualities:

- Painted with warm colors

- Large terrace with view Pool

- Located at the end and the first floor / attic éatge, so fewer neighborhood, more tranquility

- Building repainted in 2012

3) Vehicle unnecessary because everything is close


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Areias de São João in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Salle de bains 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Salon - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Chambre 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Lit extra - 1 Cot
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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Nice apartment, beautiful sandy beach within 5 min walk, old town
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 19 reviews
Macclesfield. UK

Apartment Stay: 7th - 23rd June 2017

  • 4 of 5

Apartment booked was simple and basic but had everything within that we required to make our stay very pleasant. It was also in a very central location - equidistant from both "The Street - New Town" and the "Old Town" (approximately a 20 minute leisurely walk in both directions). Beautiful beach was approximately a five minute walk away.

The apartment was very clean and the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom easily accessible and practical. The balcony is adequate with chairs and tables and can easily seat up to 4 people comfortably.

I would recommend this for able bodied couples (depending on level of disablement - it could be difficult to access due to stairs and no ramp facility). One or 2 (at the most)small children could also be accommodated.

The residential pool, located a short walk (about 35 meters through a locked gate) is excellent, well maintained, clean and has well kept grass boundaries. It also has a small childs pool.

We would definitely consider returning to this apartment in the future. (Please not it is not air conditioned). Sandi the very pleasant and helpful proprietor provided us with Wi-Fi on our arrival and it worked great.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment and very good value for money

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I had a very nice relaxing time in the apartment. It was very clean with everything that you need and with a homely feel. The pool area is very well maintained and we had this practically to ourselves. Albuferia old town approx 25 mins slow walk away The Strip maybe 15 / 20 mins away. Lovely holiday and would definitely use again. We had good communication with Sandy and her husband.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holidays !

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in the apartment! The apartment was bigger than we were expecting & we particularly enjoyed lounging on the large sun terrace. We were pleasantly surprised by the fact that the complex was so quiet, even though it was just up the road from all of the local nightlife and restaurants. Our son also appreciated the fact that there was a fantastic view, so it was like a home from home for him, except there was plenty of sun and a pool a few strides away! We had great customer service from the owner and will be going back!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2012
  • Date of Stay: December 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ok thank-you Stephanie. Cheers Sandy
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Super Lage, netter Kontakt

  • 4 of 5

Wir waren sehr zufrieden mit der Ferienwohnung. Alles war sauber und es gab ausreichend Platz. Einzig das Bett war nicht perfekt, da es sehr hart war.

Der Gemeinschaftspool war super. Sehr sauber und alles vorhanden.

Die Lage war perfekt. In nur 3 Minuten war man am Strand und kleine Lokalitäten waren auch in der Nähe.

Würde jedoch ein Auto empfehlen, da richtige Supermärkte (aldi, Lidl) so 5-10 Minuten entfernt sind. Auch sind viele super schöne

Strände im Umkreis mit dem Auto zu erreichen und die Altstadt auch nach einer ca. 10 minütigen Autofahrt. Parkgebühren gibt es dort nirgends.

Wir empfehlen diese Ferienwohnung weiter und sind bis auf das Bett sehr sehr sehr gut zufrieden.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Appartement et residence très agréables

  • 4 of 5

Résidence calme avec un parc fleuri.

idéalement placée tout près de la plage et assez proche de la vieille ville.

Appartement propre et bien équipé.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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tres beau appartement

  • 5 of 5

Mme Sandy et son mari sont accueillants et très gentils. L'appartement est propre et très bien équipé vraiment ils ont pensé a tout . belle terrasse vue sur piscine , verdure ... la plage juste a coté a moins de 5 mn de marche . le OLD TOWN est a 10-15 mn de marche ...

très bon rapport qualité/prix.

Seul bémol on a pas pu profiter de la piscine et de la plage a cause de mauvais temps qu'il faisait au début de ce mois de mai.

Mme Sandy dans l'espoir de vous voir dans des meilleures conditions climatiques , nous vous remercions pour tout ...

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
International Faro airport
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Forte São João and Oura
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Forte de São João and Oura
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Beach of Forte de São João/Fishermen's beach
Car: not necessary

Nice apartment with swimming pool, equipped for 4/5 people, excellent location. 200 meters from the beach of Forte São João, 500 meters from the famous beach of the fishermen 'Praia dos Pescadores' (located in the historic tourist town of Albufeira) and 600 meters from beach of Oura.

The dining room and kitchen are facing the pool. The apartment is located in a quiet area with gardens and at the same time close to the beach and the two main centers of tourist towns of Albufeira which are less than 500 meters each:

- The strip (Oura) and

- The old town


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Areias de São João, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Saison F
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
28 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Saison 9
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Wi-fi £11.01
Refundable Damage Deposit £132.11

Check in:
- draps et serviettes fournis,
- remise des clefs au locataire
- caution de 150,00€ (en chèque ou en espèces) pour dommages ou pertes durant le séjour
- caution de 40,00€ (en espèces) pour le mènage
- le solde en espèces

Check out:
- remise de la caution s'il n'y a pas de dommages ou pertes dans l'appartement
- remise des 40,00€ si le ménage est conforme à la date d'arrivée

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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